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Have you ever wondered why there are so many different and sometimes opposing theories and power systems at the same time? Where did they come from and why are they needed? What is fuss about?
Why are there people practicing vegetarianism as the official religion, and forcing some of them to eat the meat dish is impossible even on pain of death? Although, on the other hand, not less, but maybe more people in their daily lives cannot do without meat, and not one of the arguments in favor of vegetarianism will help to convince them to switch to vegetable food. Why systems such as macrobiotics and separate nutrition very strictly regulate the range and quantity of simultaneously eaten foods, while supporters of mixed foods never think about it, allowing themselves the most diverse and incredible combinations of dishes and foods completely unacceptable in either macrobiotics or in separate nutrition? Why are the adherents of each of the areas for the most part sincerely convinced that the food system they use is ideal and no other has the right to claim it? And why, in their opinion, any other theory not only has no right to exist, but must also be decisively and anathematized in the most resolute way?
In my opinion, the answer to these questions lies in a circumstance so little valued by most people as health, which becomes the highest value in life when a disease comes. The revaluation of values occurs because among such categories of human being as happiness, the meaning of life, beauty and harmony, work and rest, health is absolute in all time and geographic coordinates — not subject to devaluation under any system, under any life circumstances. under any social and political cataclysms. When there is no health, everything loses its meaning. It is not without reason that Socrates, the greatest ancient philosopher and the lifeline, is credited with saying: "Health is not all, but everything is nothing without health."
A huge number of people, while they are not sick, are extremely frivolous about their health, especially in matters of nutrition. And the widespread prevalence of such serious diseases as obesity, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, gout and many others provoked by metabolic disorders in the human body is becoming evidence of inadequate nutrition.
Doctors have shown that more than half of oncological diseases are not caused by proper nutrition.
Of course, not only the food is the culprit of our ailments, because you can give examples when people did not adhere to any rules of nutrition, and life lived relatively healthy. But there are still relatively few of them, and it is possible that those whom we speak about with surprise would live even longer when they pay attention to their lifestyle.
And here I would like to note that very many people adhere to only those recommendations on nutrition that suit them, not thinking about the future consequences. And all because most of us do not know how the body converts food into energy and into the tissues of the human body. At the same time, even the simplest ideas about the work of the digestive organs, the role of food and nutrition in this process, about valuable qualities and about the shortcomings of the most important products are often absent. Unfortunately, only a serious illness forces us to pay attention to what we eat and how we eat.
And then it becomes clear why, due to inadequate intake of some or other essential food components, we may develop persistent metabolic disorders, which even stand out in the group of “food deficiency diseases”. So, if there is little iron with food, anemia gradually develops in it - iron deficiency anemia. With a lack of iodine, the thyroid gland increases, its functions decrease, which is why endemic goiter occurs. In case of vitamin deficiency, various avitaminosis appears. Conversely, a properly selected food can significantly affect the attenuation of the disease process, up to its reverse development and complete disappearance.
Needless to say, with the help of a well-designed diet, you can postpone the disease, especially in the elderly, and often avoid them at all. However, even in any pathology, knowledge of specific forms of impairment of physiological processes occurring in the body is the main condition for the correction of our diet.
Sooner or later, everyone gets into a situation where he has to seriously think about his diet, if only because by the age of 35-40, every second person will have diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in one form or another. Therefore, a person who is interested in his health should be clear about what, when and how to eat when there is a deviation in one's condition. Such information is necessary to create an ideal food regime for yourself that would compensate for the inconvenience.
However, anyone who, trying to solve the issue of individual nutrition, delves into popular literature, becomes uncomfortable with a multitude of theories, systems, recipes and statements on this subject, sometimes the most contradictory and mutually exclusive.
As a rule, such publications give one of the many versions of the perfect food. Proving its value and indisputability, they practically leave no chance of the existence of any other system, perhaps no less acceptable.
It is also confusing that popular literature in the pursuit of sensation often extols and gives the original methods of nutrition unrecognized by official medicine as a panacea.
At the same time, from time to time a fashion for some products arises as a fad or, on the contrary, for a total rejection of them. It is not difficult to remember how quite recently we were quite seriously urged to abandon sugar, salt, eggs, milk, lard, pharmacy vitamins and much more, which we don’t want to say. But times changed, new trends arose, and the old bans gave way to them. The head is spinning from such recommendations, and sometimes even a specialist is not easy to figure out who is right, who to believe and to whom or what to give preference.
In my opinion, the main drawback of most fashionable theories of nutrition, as, indeed, their followers, is that they do not take into account the physiological characteristics of each of us.
The lack of a balanced approach to this issue, ignoring the basic laws of the functioning of the human body, ignorance of the etiology of diseases, and in some cases the lack of elementary exposure often leads to the fact that newly minted adherents fall victim to their own enthusiasm and, trying to escape from any one disease, get a bunch of others.
In such situations, you should not trust the theories, but the experience and traditions of your ancestors. It should be remembered that the truth is somewhere in the middle, and if moderation is observed, no benign product can cause harm to health.
The traditions of food in different nations are different, and they evolved over many centuries. Therefore, if you mechanically transfer even the best dietary habits of one people to another, health will not increase, since it will take a long time for the neophytes’s gastrointestinal tract to adapt and take the unusual food as their own.
Similarly, different theories and nutrition systems that are ideally suited for one group of people united for some common physiological trait or disease (which is not usually mentioned in popular literature) will in no way become an ideal diet for another group of people. marked by other features or other diseases. And this once again convincingly demonstrates that we are all different, and that which helps one sometimes will not have a positive impact on the other, whereas the third will just harm. Therefore, any seemingly most imperfect food can be considered ideal, which, however, would ideally suit a particular person for his life-support in specific conditions.
The main purpose of this book is an example of the so-called ideal nutrition systems, such as vegetarianism, macrobiotics, separate nutrition, etc., to show situations when they approach the ideal, as well as situations in which the same systems become harmful and even dangerous to health. . Since there is every reason to consider vegetarianism as the oldest of the concepts, let’s begin with it. However, it is not easy to talk about vegetarianism, because the centuries-old history of the issue has not so much solved it as it has confused.
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